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Old 11-20-2022, 10:41 AM   #1
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'X' chocks by BAL

'X' chocks, are they really worth having, do they make a considerable difference in stability ?
Your experiences please.


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Old 11-20-2022, 11:41 AM   #2
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Just my opinion they work pretty good to stop the front to rear movement. The regular wheel chocks would work loose over time and then allow some movement. We have had them for years and if they ever fail would buy more.
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Old 11-21-2022, 10:07 PM   #3
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I recommend them.
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I've used them for the past decade and would not be without them.
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Old 11-22-2022, 03:03 PM   #5
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I've used them for the past decade and would not be without them.
I agree! Used for about 17 years. Just getting ready to replace mine. I camp at the coast a lot and have about worn mine out.
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Old 11-22-2022, 07:28 PM   #6
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Thanks everyone, exactly the information I wanted to know.


You're all a credit to this site.

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An please let me take this opportunity to wish you ALL a Happy and safe Thanksgiving and upcoming Holiday Season.


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Old 11-24-2022, 03:39 PM   #7
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100% agree with Dags. I won’t go camping without them
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We have found on our 35' Cruiser they help eliminate the motion of back and forth when you walk longitudinally in the trailer. They are NOT wheel chocks for sloping ground and should not be used for that purpose.
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Old 11-24-2022, 04:47 PM   #9
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You are correct. They should be used with regular wheel chocks.
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They had zero effect on the stability of my 253RB. Waste of money.
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They had zero effect on the stability of my 253RB. Waste of money.
Wow! Never heard that before.
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That’s surprising. I have a 212RB and the difference is night and day.
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They had zero effect on the stability of my 253RB. Waste of money.
I replaced the crap stock suspension withe the MoRyde system. I use the plastic blocks under the stabilizer jack pads so the stabalizer arms don't have to extend so far, and the scissors. Nothing has made a difference. When my dog turns over when sleeping on floor the trailer moves.
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I have noticed the new trend of putting a big stack of blocks under the jacks/stabilizers but do not understand it. With the wheels chocked to stop front to back movement the stabilizers just do up and down or bounce. For us the X chocks have made a big difference in front to back movement. I also run my stabilizers all the way down unless we are on grass than I use a board. Maybe you could try a set of the old style jacks https://www.amazon.com/RVGUARD-Trail...083KJ782P?th=1.

Back in the old days we used them before they had the crank down scissors jacks / stabilizers. In fact the first scissor jacks I used were from a car from the junk yard. My uncle welded a mounting plate on then but they were real jacks.
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I have noticed the new trend of putting a big stack of blocks under the jacks/stabilizers but do not understand it. With the wheels chocked to stop front to back movement the stabilizers just do up and down or bounce. For us the X chocks have made a big difference in front to back movement. I also run my stabilizers all the way down unless we are on grass than I use a board. Maybe you could try a set of the old style jacks https://www.amazon.com/RVGUARD-Trail...083KJ782P?th=1.

Back in the old days we used them before they had the crank down scissors jacks / stabilizers. In fact the first scissor jacks I used were from a car from the junk yard. My uncle welded a mounting plate on then but they were real jacks.
Thanks for the thought. I have enough stuff to carry with me.
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I looked at pictures of the model you have. Does your TT have any front stabilizers?
If not, maybe a set of front stabilizers would help.
Here is an example of a TT with front stabilizers.
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I have front and rear stabilizer jacks.
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